MSO11233 - Neolithic flint east of Ellicombe (Monument)

Summary

A group of flint implements, thought to date to the Neolithic period, were recovered from a field now in permanent pasture.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Area of SS 979 442. Neolithic scrapers, a flint knife and an arrowhead found in the field to the east of Ellicombe. They are in the Cornish collection at Taunton Museum. [1] Field now under permanent pasture. No other information can be obtained about the finds. [2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Archive: Unknown. Unknown. Classified Index Taunton Museum.
  • <2>XY Unpublished document: PITCHER, GHP. 1960s. Field Investigators Comments. Ordnance Survey visit, F1, 16 June 1965. [Mapped feature: #46438 ]
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 36917, Extant 17 May 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 979 442 (point)
Map sheet SS94SE
Civil Parish DUNSTER, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (3)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9422
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SE24
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 36917
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33570

Record last edited

May 17 2022 2:45PM

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